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    • Lamp, safety

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies; Mine safety -- Equipment and supplies; Safety lamps; Mine lighting -- Equipment and supplies;
    • The miner's safety lamp featured an enclosed flame covered by a fine impervious mesh. If the flame dimmed when the lamp was raised to the ceiling it signalled too much gas and not enough oxygen in the mine.
    • Lamp, safety

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies; Mine safety -- Equipment and supplies; Safety lamps; Mine lighting -- Equipment and supplies;
    • A miner's safety lamp. The safety lamp featured an enclosed flame with a fine impervious mesh screen. If the lamp dimmed when raised to the ceiling it indicated too much gas and not enough oxygen in the mine.
    • Gas mask, Burrell GM series

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies; Mine safety -- Equipment and supplies; Gas masks; Mine Safety Appliances Company;
    • A Burrell GM Series rubber gas mask connected to a metal air filter, which is fitted into a laced canvas holster stored in the original metal box. The mask was used by miners to allow breathing in poisonous environments.
    • Dustfoe respirator filters box

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies; Mine safety -- Equipment and supplies; Mine Safety Appliances Company;
    • This is the paper board container for Dustfoe respirator filters manufactured by the Mine Safety Appliances Company. The Dustfoe respirator was used by miners for protection against dust and mites.
    • Lamp, safety

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies; Mine safety -- Equipment and supplies; Mine lighting -- Equipment and supplies; Safety lamps;
    • This safety lamp belonged to John Richmond. The safety lamp featured an enclosed flame with a fine impervious mesh screen. If the lamp dimmed when raised to the ceiling it indicated too much gas and not enough oxygen in the mine.
    • Lamp, safety

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Mine safety -- Equipment and supplies; Safety lamps; Mine lighting -- Equipment and supplies;
    • The miner's safety lamp featured an enclosed flame covered by a fine impervious mesh. If the flame dimmed when the lamp was raised to the ceiling it signalled too much gas and not enough oxygen in the mine.
    • Lamp, safety

    • Mine tools; Mine lighting -- Equipment and supplies; Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies; Mine safety -- Equipment and supplies;
    • A safety lamp. The miner's safety lamp featured an enclosed flame covered by a fine impervious mesh. If the flame dimmed when the lamp was raised to the ceiling it signalled too much gas and not enough oxygen in the mine.
    • Lamp, safety

    • Mine tools; Mine lighting -- Equipment and supplies; Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies; Mine safety -- Equipment and supplies;
    • A safety lamp. The miner's safety lamp featured an enclosed flame covered by a fine impervious mesh. If the flame dimmed when the lamp was raised to the ceiling it signalled too much gas and not enough oxygen in the mine.
    • Helmet, safety

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies; Mine safety -- Equipment and supplies; Safety hats;
    • A helmet worn by miners as protective headgear and decorated by owner with adhesive stickers. On the front is a piece of metal for mounting a carbide lamp.
    • Helmet, safety

    • Safety hats; Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies; Mine safety -- Equipment and supplies;
    • A hard plastic helmet worn as protective headgear by a coal miner. The front of the helmet has a small metal handle to hold a carbide lamp.
    • Lamp, safety

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies; Mine tools; Mine lighting -- Equipment and supplies; Mine safety -- Equipment and supplies; Safety lamps; Wolf Safety Lamp Company;
    • A safety lamp manufactured by the Wolf Safety Lamp Company. The miner's safety lamp featured an enclosed flame covered by a fine impervious mesh. If the flame dimmed when the lamp was raised to the ceiling it signalled too much gas and not enough...
    • Air gauge

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies; Mine safety -- Equipment and supplies;
    • An air gauge was used to check air flow into an underground mine.
    • Check-out board

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies; Mine safety -- Equipment and supplies;
    • A wood check-out board with metal hooks and numbered brass tags that was located at the mine entrance to identify which miners were underground; each miner was assigned a numbered tag that the miner hung on the check-out board when he left the mine.
    • Dustite respirator box

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies; Mine safety -- Equipment and supplies; Ray-O-Vac Company. Wilson Products Division.;
    • This is a box for a Dustite respirator no. 2D. The respirators were used by miners to protect against dust and mites.
    • Self rescuer

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies; Mine safety -- Equipment and supplies;
    • This device is a self rescuer used by coal miners.
    • Check-in board

    • Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Coal Miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies; Mine safety -- Equipment and supplies;
    • A wood check-in board with metal hooks and numbered brass tags that was located at the mine entrance to identify which miners were underground; each miner was assigned a numbered tag that the miner hung on the check-in board when he entered the...
    • Dustfoe no. 66 respirator tin

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies; Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Mine safety -- Equipment and supplies; Mine Safety Appliances Company;
    • This is the metal container for a Dustfoe respirator no. 66 manufactured by the Mine Safety Appliances Company. The respirator was approved by the U.s. Bureau of Mines and was used by miners for protection against dust and mites.
    • Safety fuse

    • Coal -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Mine safety -- Equipment and supplies; Mine tools; Safety fuses; Dynamite; Explosives;
    • The package contains one hundred feet of single tape safety fuse, fifty feet of fast fuse and fifty feet of slow fuse, used for setting off mine explosives; manufactured by the Ensign-Bickford Company, Simsbury, Connecticut.
    • Clinton Coal Company, Crown Hill Mine No. 6 check-in tags

    • Clinton Coal Company (Clinton, Ind.); Crown Hill Mine No. 6 (Vermillion County, Ind.); Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies; Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Mine safety -- Equipment and...
    • Two brass check-in tags that were hung on a check-in or check-out board by miners to identify who was in the mine and who had left the mine. View 1 is an unidentified tag number 52; view 2 is tag number 95 from the Crown Hill Mine No. 6.
    • Methanometer

    • Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Mine safety -- Equipment and supplies;
    • This is a National Mine Service Company methanometer, model G 70-D, used to determine the level of methane gas in coal mines.

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